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Top 50 PAC's - Receipts
January 1, 1995 - December 31, 1996

   RANK                                                 NAME                                               RECEIPTS  
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         1  EMILY'S LIST                                                                                 $12,460,872
         2  DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION COMMITTEE                                   $9,605,690
         3  AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - P E O P L E, QUALIFIED            $7,052,002
         4  NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND                                                                    $6,650,678
         5  ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                            $5,380,418
         6  UAW - V - CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM)                                        $5,117,604
         7  NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                     $4,896,927
         8  AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                       $4,344,254
         9  MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE                                                      $3,671,387
        10  DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA)       $3,657,843
        11  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION              $3,388,825
        12  ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB, A DEPT OF UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS INT'L UNION                    $3,058,977
        13  UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (UPSPAC)                      $2,967,944
        14  CAMPAIGN AMERICA                                                                              $2,923,397
        15  AMERICAN TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AT&T PAC)                  $2,781,256
        16  AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION                              $2,754,381
        17  VOICE OF TEACHERS FOR EDUC/CMTE ON POL EDUC OF NY STATE UNTD TEACHERS (VOTE/COPE) OF NYSUT    $2,701,309
        18  TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE                                                     $2,532,859
        19  CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE                                                    $2,505,909
        20  NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                             $2,491,583
        21  WOMEN'S CAMPAIGN FUND INC                                                                     $2,473,333
        22  LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE                                                                    $2,448,991
        23  NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS                                                  $2,403,101
        24  NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE - PAC                             $2,314,060
        25  COMMITTEE ON LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL EDUCATION (LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND)      $2,284,350
        26  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                          $2,117,658
        27  NEW YORK STATE LABORERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                            $2,049,469
        28  UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION FUND                                          $1,953,741
        29  BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS                 $1,944,259
        30  BLACK AMERICA'S POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                    $1,923,740
        31  AMERICANS FOR FREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC                         $1,853,827
        32  CARPENTERS LEGISLATIVE IMPROVEMENT COMM, UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS & JOINERS OF AME    $1,823,602
        33  NEW REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND                                                                  $1,799,550
        34  FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE "FEPAC"                                $1,725,213
        35  AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE                    $1,720,105
        36  MAJORITY LEADER'S FUND                                                                        $1,659,947
        37  SEAFARERS POLITICAL ACTIVITY DONATION-SEAFARERS INTERNAT'L UNION OF NA-AGLIWD DIST (SPAD)     $1,648,781
        38  AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION BANKPAC                                                          $1,577,129
        39  LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                          $1,567,998
        40  AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS EFFECTIVE LEGISLATION COMMITTEE (AICPA)    $1,542,807
        41  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NARFE-PAC)      $1,513,971
        42  SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL)                   $1,497,050
        43  NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS' ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NBWA PAC)                  $1,479,970
        44  BANC ONE PAC                                                                                  $1,473,818
        45  IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE                                                           $1,445,200
        46  TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                          $1,425,804
        47  HOLLYWOOD WOMEN'S POLITICAL COMMITTEE                                                         $1,417,457
        48  AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                    $1,410,481
        49  TEAM AMERITECH POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                     $1,395,483
        50  UNITED ASSOCIATION POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE                                              $1,384,215